Give your students the tools they need to motivate themselves with tips from award-winning educator Larry Ferlazzo. A comprehensive outline of common classroom challenges, this book presents immediately applicable steps and lesson plans for all teachers looking to help students motivate themselves. With coverage of brain-based learning, classroom management, and using technology, these strategies can be easily incorporated into any curriculum.
Learn to implement solutions to the following challenges:
Blogger and educator Larry Ferlazzo has worked to combine literacy development with short and rigorous classroom lessons on topics such as self-control, personal responsibility, brain growth, and perseverance. He uses many "on-the-spot" interventions designed to engage students and connect with their personal interests.
Use these practical, research-based ideas to ensure all of your students are intrinsically motivated to learn!
Larry Ferlazzo writes article for ASCD Express.
Larry Ferlazzo writes article for ASCD's Educational Leadership.
Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers to Classroom Challenges reviewed by MiddleWeb.
Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers to Classroom Challenges is excerpted in Teaching & Learning With The New York Times.
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Larry Ferlazzo and his book, Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers to Classroom Challenges, featured in The Sacramento Bee.
Helping Students Motivate Themselves excerpt on Education Week's Teacher Leaders Network.
Larry Ferlazzo participated in an Education Week live chat on the subject of his book, Helping Students Motivate Themselves.
Larry Ferlazzo on "Finishing the School Year Strong" in Education Week.
Larry Ferlazzo teaches English and Social Studies at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California. He has written two previous books, Building Parent Engagement In Schools (with co-author Lorie Hammond) and English Language Learners: Teaching Strategies That Work. He writes a popular education blog at Larryferlazzo.edublogs.org, and has won numerous awards, including the Leadership For A Changing World Award from the Ford Foundation.